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Piece of brocade

Tarnished metal ground on which is a row of conventional flowering trees. At the foot of each tree is an iris and a tulip and above it a butterfly. Pieced and much worn.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor from D. G. Kelekian for $125.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

12.97

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles